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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jan 24, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Ionizing Radiation

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/radiationionizing/index.html

This page provides a starting point for technical and regulatory information regarding the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards associated with ionizing radiation.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
Safety and Health Topics: Chemical Reactivity Hazards

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/reactivechemicals/

This page on reactive chemical safety provides information on many aspects of safe chemical operations.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
Fact Sheets

https://www.ehs.ucla.edu/

Environmental, Health and Safety Fact Sheets, UCLA (UCLA)

Source: UCLA

Jan 24, 2017
Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/18706/safe-science-promoting-a-culture-of-safety-in-academic-chemical

The National Academies Press presents this guide to go beyond simple compliance with regulations to work toward fostering a strong, positive safety culture. Available for purchase or free e-download. (NAP)

Source: NAP

Sep 01, 2013
Green Labs Planning Group: Resources

http://greenlabsplanning.org/resources

Green Labs Planning Group started as an online discussion group and collaboration tool for researchers and staff working to reduce the environmental impact of laboratory operations

Source: GL

Dec 01, 2012
Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories: Volume 2 Accident Prevention for Faculty and Administrators 7th Edition,

https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/about/governance/committees/chemicalsafety/publications/safety-in-academic-chemistry-laboratories-faculty.pdf

The information presented in this manual is adaptable to all laboratories and workplaces using chemicals, including research, analytical, quality control, clinical, and process development laboratories.

Source: ACS

Jan 01, 2012
Work-Related Asthma among Laboratory Animal Workers

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/occupational-health/sensor-lung-disease-bulletins/jan2011.pdf

TThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has estimated that 33% of animal handlers develop allergy symptoms.

Source: MASS Dept. Public Health

May 01, 2011
The Lab Safety Memorial Wall

http://www.labsafetyinstitute.org/MemorialWall.html

The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) has created a virtual Memorial Wall in memory of the more than 300 people who lost their live in laboratory accidents during the past 100 years.

Source: Lab Safety Institute